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The Community Guide to Microsoft Ignite 2021


The Community Guide to Microsoft Ignite 2021

Microsoft Ignite begins online on November 2nd at 8:15 am PT and features three days of keynotes, live segments, on-demand sessions, Table Topics, and more. Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform will be featured throughout the second day of the event, beginning at 8:15 am PT on November 3rd.

Discover the latest news for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform and learn how to take advantage of the latest innovations to build secure, future-ready applications productively.

On Day 1, join Microsoft Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella for the Microsoft Ignite Opening session, where he will talk about emerging technology trends and innovations across the Microsoft Cloud that are transforming every business and industry.

Also on Day 1, Alysa Taylor, CVP Industry, Apps and Data Marketing joins Charles Lamanna, CVP Business Applications and Platform, for Building a Hyperconnected Business. This session focuses on how organizations can harness data as a resource and turn its potential into power. Discover how to build a digital foundation with the Microsoft Cloud that will carry your organization into the future.

On Day 2, join Microsoft Ignite Into Focus: Business Applications at 8:15 am for an up-close look at what is next for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. James Phillips, President, Microsoft Digital Transformation Platform, as well as top engineers and Microsoft leaders, will guide you through the new features and capabilities in 2021 release wave 2. This 90-minute session features a live Q&A with Arun Ulagaratchagan, Charles Lamanna, and Satish Thomas, hosted by Heather Newman. 

Starting today, visit the Microsoft Ignite Create Zone, where you can make personalized content designed to help you share who you are and your experience with #MSIgnite community!  Whether it’s a “Hello, World” video or your own selfie with a splash of Microsoft color, the Create Zone is a great place to let your community know you’re ready to connect and learn at Microsoft Ignite.

Join us for Table Topics throughout the day on Wednesday, November 3rd.

Visit the Microsoft Ignite home page to view the event agenda and additional details. We recommend you register for this free event to have the full attendee experience and be able to participate in Q&As.

The complete line up of the Digital Transformation Platform sessions is listed below for you to build a schedule that is unique to you and your interests. Use the Microsoft Ignite site to build a schedule, store sessions and information in your digital backpack, and stay up-to-date on the event.  Many sessions will be available on-demand at the links below. Navigate to the session page to see full details.


Core Sessions


Start, PT

Session name



9:30 AM

Build a Hyperconnected Business

Alysa Taylor,
Charles Lamanna


10:00 AM

Innovate Anywhere from Multicloud to Edge

Scott Guthrie


8:15 AM

Microsoft Ignite Into Focus: Business Applications

James Phillips, Arun Ulagaratchagan, Charles Lamanna, Ryan Cunningham, Ryan Darby Martin, Lorianne Lamkin, Heather Newman, Stephen Siciliano, Satish Thomas, Will Thompson, Lydia Williams, Tom Yang


12:30 PM

Accelerate Innovation with Low-Code Applications Using Power Platform

Julie Strauss


1.30 PM

The Future of Business is Seamless Collaboration: How Teams + Power Platform Engage Your Entire Work...

Ryan Cunningham,
Dave Jaworski


On Demand Sessions

Session name


Optimize How You Worth with RPA and Process Advisor in Power Automate

Mrigankka Fotedar, Christy Jefson,
Ashvini Sharma

Build Secure Solutions Fearlessly in Power Platform

Sean Fiene, Zohar Raz

Empower Your Organization to Build Apps Faster Fusion Teams

Per Mikkelsen

Take an In-Depth Tour of All the New Announcements for Power Apps at Ignite

Clay Wesener

New Ways to Add Intelligence to Your Business with AI Builder

Bill Barnes, Gwenael Bego, Dushyanth Chandramouli, Flaviu Vreme

Return to the Workplace Confidently with Low-Code Solutions Built Using Power Platform

Julia Mei, Vedang Singh, Bryony Wolf


We look forward to “seeing you” at Microsoft Ignite 2021!




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